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Member Since:

Feb 08, 2015

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

Certified road course PR's:

Mile: 4:38.0 (Florida, May 2015)

5K: 15:51 (Florida, April 2017)

10K: 34:31 (Florida, Sept. 2015)

15K: 50:07 (Florida, Feb. 2017)

1/2 Marathon: 1:12:33 (Florida, Feb. 2017)

Marathon: 2:47:56 (FL, Nov. 2015)

Short-Term Running Goals:

Upcoming Races

None

Personal:

I started running in 2010 and have (mostly) kept it a habit ever since!  

Miles:This week: 50.50 Month: 265.50 Year: 2887.86
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
69.705.0074.70
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
20.700.0020.70

AM: 17 miles pretty easy with Lee, Steve, Anthony, and Christina.

PM: 3 miles then the gym- chest, tris, shoulders

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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
13.000.0013.00

Late PM: 13 miles solo.  Felt great.

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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
14.304.0018.30

AM: 8 miles in SH.  Did a workout- alternating 200s and 600s x4 with short recoveries.

PM: 10 miles in EL with Anthony and Chad.  We did a modified workout of 2 miles worth of 30 and 60-second intervals on the trail.  I did not pay attention to pace at all.  

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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
10.600.0010.60

AM: 3+ miles and then the gym- arms, back, and legs.

PM: 7 miles with Anthony in SH.  Feeling great.

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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
7.101.008.10

7 miles with Anthony in East Lake.  Some striders added later.

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Race Prep- So it looks like I'll have a good shot at the top 3 this Sunday for the last leg of the halfathon race series, but will try for higher.  I’m already pretty pumped for it in a “racing” aspect.  It’s a culmination of 4 half marathons where 3 of your times are added together and the lowest cumulative total time wins $1,000.  This last race must be ran and counted in your total time.  Right now the standings are:

1st- Anthony-  - Leader -
2nd- Chris-     + 0:48 seconds
3rd- Me-        + 0:50
4th-  Sean      +3:48
5th- Lee        +3:55

I’m excited to see what I will do with a proverbial hill to climb.  I have to try to beat Anthony by 51 seconds who I beat in the 15k by 37 seconds two weeks ago.  As you can imagine, that extrapolates to almost exactly an overall tie for Sunday based on the above standings.  I also have to beat Chris- notorious for his stick-and-draft technique- by 3 seconds.  He’s usually the most fit of the 3 of us at any given time, but hasn’t raced locally in a while so who knows.  We once finished a race together and our times were the same and neither of us could tell who crossed the line first.  His PR is also similar to mine, so it could be a VERY interesting race

That being said, I will tentatively make a pace goal of... hmm… winning- by 50 seconds?  That, though, is dependent on the weather and the fitness/race plans of Chris and Anthony.  I’ve never gone into a race with the direct intention to “race” before, so this is going to be quite an experience. 

What strategy should I pick?  And will I cave, or do I succeed?  Drama ensues… :)

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0.000.000.00

Planned day off.

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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

AM: 4 miles easy.

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69.705.0074.70
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